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A Snapshot of Digital Photography in the US

A look at digital photography statistics in the US

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A Snapshot of Digital Images Online

A statistical look at how much image data is stored in the cloud

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Miles of Aisles

Kevin Kubota establishes his clients' comfort level before the wedding, so that on the big day they will…

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ISO Control

For digital photography, ISO refers to the sensitivity of the camera's sensor. The ISO setting is one of…

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Vincent Versace

Fine art, commercial and nature photographer Vincent Versace is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his…

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Nikon 1 Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lens System

Revolutionary camera system designed for today’s picture taker.

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Getting Creative with White Balance

Try getting creative with your camera's white balance for some interesting results.

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Santa Fe Photographic Workshops

Discover the spirit of place. Capture the soul of a portrait. Refine your personal style.…

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Create a Visual Meme With Your Photos & Quick Wit!

Learn how to create a Meme with your own digital photographs that you…

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Exposure Bracketing: The Creative Insurance Policy

Get creative with your photography by using this age-old technique.

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Learning How to Use Your Camera's Histogram

The histogram is a useful tool that analyzes tonal range and helps in…

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Jody Dole Photographs Objects that Catch His Eye

See how commercial shooter Jody Dole uses anything and everything to…

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3D Color Matrix Metering II

This system of evaluating light determines the best possible exposure for a particular…

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Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls

Ideal class for those who want to go beyond point & shoot photography

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Underwater Photography

Tips for getting started shooting underwater with David Doubilet

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Getting Started: How to Change a D-SLR Lens

Learn the steps to changing your camera's lens.

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Building Your Creative Team

Dixie Dixon on building a creative support team

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Photo Tips from Across America

Nikon training specialist, Kristine Bosworth, covers the country and sends photography…

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Shooting Spectacular Sunrises and Sunsets

Jim Harmer’s tips for photographing at dawn and dusk

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Bambi Cantrell

Wedding and portrait photographer Bambi Cantrell is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about her photography.

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Video Tutorial Series: Getting Started with your Nikon D3300 DSLR

Series of six videos to help you set-up and shoot and…

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Understanding Auto ISO

Auto ISO can simplify shooting under changing lighting conditions

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Dedicated Time Release Movie Mode and Time Lapse Using the Built-in Interval Timer

Deciding which technique to use with…

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Picture Controls Step-by-Step

Utilize Picture Controls in-camera or during post-processing to change the look of your…

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Using Your Nikon Camera's Built-in Wi-Fi

Step-by-step set-up guide to using the built-in Wi-Fi feature of Nikon cameras

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Pete Turner: Master of Color Photography

Pete Turner is a master of color, but he's also a master of content and mystery.

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The Challenge of Bird Photography

B. Moose Peterson tells why photographing birds in the field is well worth the…

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Shooting the Full Moon with the COOLPIX P900

Using the Moon Scene Mode and 83x zoom of the COOLPIX P900

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The DX and FX Formats

Understand the differences between the formats to determine which is the one for you.

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Advanced Wireless Lighting

Advanced wireless lighting is the use of multiple Speedlights set up for wireless remote…

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Dave Black

Sports and commercial photographer Dave Black is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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Getting Started: How to Hold Your D-SLR Camera

Getting sharper, more in-focus pictures can be as simple as learning how…

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Going Solo: A Two-Wheel Photo Journey Across Asia

Photojournalist Eleanor Moseman documents vanishing cultures

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CX Format Image Sensor

Nikon 1 digital cameras utilize the Nikon CX-format super high speed AF CMOS imaging sensor.

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Multi Story

In which smart gets smarter

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How to Read Your Camera Manual

Your camera manual, it's not a novel, so don't try reading it cover to cover.

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Understanding Focal Length

Focal length, usually represented in millimeters (mm), is the basic description of a…

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Moving Pictures: The Learning Curve

Steve Heiner on starting at stills and going to video

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Moiré & False Color

The role of the optical low pass filter in D-SLRs.

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When to Use Graduated Neutral Density Filters

How to use a graduated neutral density filter to decrease extreme light to…

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Summit Series of Photography Workshops

Come to the Summit for the ultimate workshop experience in all areas of…

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Taking Pictures of Fireworks

Learn how to get great fireworks shots this summer.

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How to Photograph a Lunar Eclipse

Learn the techniques needed to shoot lunar eclipses from Mr. Eclipse, Fred Espenak

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Taking Better Photographs of the American West

When you get a chance to visit the open prairies, and photograph ranchers…

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Through the Eyes of a Child

Simple tips for children to learn to take better photos

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Composing Photographs

Tips for making better compositions when photographing in the field

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Which NIKKOR Lens Type is Right for Your DSLR?

Learn what the different types of NIKKOR lenses are and which ones will…

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Mentor Series Worldwide Photo Treks

The Mentor Series Worldwide Photo Treks provide an incredible hands-on learning…

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